Overview of principles of sustainability including: Presentations and discussions with experts involved in sustainability and natural resources; reading and discussing literature relevant to the speakers and other aspects of sustainability; and discussions of methods for balancing social, economic, and ecological consequences of proposed policies and actions and of the relation of sustainability to ethics and justice. Students assess the evolution in their perspectives on sustainability during the course of the term by writing short essays at the beginning and at the end of the course.No required prerequisites but recommended to have ESRM 200 and 201

Department: 
ESRM
Course Number: 
300
Gen Requirement: 
I&S
NW
Credits: 
2